Yes, they’re easy to grab on the run and seem to temporarily curb your hunger, but lay off the sweets. They do more harm than you realize and make it extremely hard to cut weight. They are also severely bad for you health. According to Nancy Appleton, PhD, Some of the negative side effects of sugar include: suppressed immune system, asthma, arthritis, and multiple sclerosis.
You can’t beat Mother Nature when it comes to building natural strength. The best exercises a fighter can do only require body weight and determination. Sit-ups, push-ups, pull-ups, dips and variations on each movement can give a fighter all the raw power he needs to gain the physical edge.
There is something to be said for giving it an all out effort in the gym, but once your form begins to falter and your endurance has hit it’s breaking point, you’d might as well hang ‘em up. Most injuries in the gym happen when fighters are out of gas and technique has gone out the window. Know when to push your limits versus when you’re pushing your luck.
The delivery of any punch is not complete until you bring it all the way back where it started from. End each and every punch by bringing it back to its starting place and do it with the same level of intensity that you throw it with or you’re likely to get countered.